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Russian trade in goods with Tajikistan in Q2 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Tajikistan in the second quarter of 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Tajikistan

In the 2nd quarter of 2017, Russia’s trade with Tajikistan totaled $195,756,558, up 14.09% ($24,175,064) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 totaled $193,734,437, up 15.48% ($25,964,932) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 were $2,022,121, down 46.95% ($1,789,868) from the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Russia’s trade surplus with Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 was $191,712,316, a 16.93% increase ($27,754,800) over the 2nd quarter of 2016.

Tajikistan was Russia’s 68th largest trading partner in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 69th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.1401% of Russia’s total trade (down from 0.1576% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 51st largest export market in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (up from 53rd in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.2307% of Russia’s total exports (down from 0.2525% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Tajikistan was Russia’s 119th largest supplier in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (down from 104th in the 2nd quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0036% of Russia’s total imports (down from 0.0090% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Tajikistan

The major share of Russian exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 30.13% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (28.05% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 22.60% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (20.94% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 9.98% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (14.89% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 9.28% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (16.65% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 7.17% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (8.79% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.18% of Russia’s total exports to Tajikistan (7.83% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $11,304,559;
  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - an increase of $7,913,137;
  • Sugars and sugar confectionery (HS code 17) - an increase of $2,731,308;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $858,248.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes (HS code 28) - a decrease of $9,315,510;
  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - a decrease of $3,823,790;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - a decrease of $2,163,504;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - a decrease of $1,757,827;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $1,597,755;
  • Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics (HS code 32) - a decrease of $991,507;
  • Cocoa and cocoa preparations (HS code 18) - a decrease of $598,503;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $584,014.
Russia’s exports to Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
01 Live animals 86,967 0.04 30,772182.62
02 Meat and edible meat offal 569,141 0.29 840,768-32.31
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 180,156 0.09 123,79545.53
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 2,112,103 1.09 1,946,5968.50
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 4,000 0.00 6,396-37.46
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 507,395 0.26 407,84124.41
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 59,778 0.03 85,781-30.31
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 199,164 0.10 214,579-7.18
10 Cereals 7,268 0.00 235,423-96.91
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 666,473 0.34 2,264,228-70.57
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 1,057 0.00 59,036-98.21
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 203 0.00 2,377-91.46
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 17,657,907 9.11 9,744,77081.20
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 114,088 0.06 266,219-57.15
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 4,537,839 2.34 1,806,531151.19
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 4,377,424 2.26 4,975,927-12.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 5,784,440 2.99 6,071,067-4.72
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 914,971 0.47 880,5343.91
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,120,412 1.09 1,591,66433.22
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,022,252 1.04 1,535,89431.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 856,136 0.44 976,260-12.30
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 1,006,187 0.52 1,067,114-5.71
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 55,834 0.03 3,2551,615.33
26 Ores, slag and ash 0 0.00 31,991-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 58,323,676 30.10 47,019,11724.04
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 6,297,018 3.25 15,612,528-59.67
29 Organic chemicals 33,143 0.02 238,924-86.13
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,842,330 0.95 1,708,4917.83
31 Fertilizers 646,358 0.33 427,97951.03
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 1,024,602 0.53 2,016,109-49.18
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 1,640,112 0.85 1,529,5177.23
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 1,815,411 0.94 1,632,03211.24
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 39,489 0.02 53,514-26.21
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 889,660 0.46 654,77835.87
37 Photographic or cinematographic goods 805 0.00 44182.54
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 798,462 0.41 587,97935.80
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,755,796 0.91 1,685,6414.16
40 Rubber and articles thereof 1,199,526 0.62 1,778,340-32.55
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 36,131 0.02 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 16,751 0.01 23,805-29.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 10,230,899 5.28 11,988,726-14.66
45 Cork and articles of cork 0 0.00 108-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 191 0.00 342-44.15
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 91,541 0.05 9,548858.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 3,382,371 1.75 2,524,12334.00
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 182,367 0.09 222,796-18.15
52 Cotton 61 0.00 274-77.74
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 656 0.00 0
54 Man-made filaments 25,499 0.01 4485,591.74
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 4-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 346,806 0.18 367,345-5.59
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 39,765 0.02 2,2971,631.17
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 326-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 180,453 0.09 161,76711.55
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 77,143 0.04 33,481130.41
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 14,800 0.01 51,858-71.46
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 150,980 0.08 285,300-47.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 89,550 0.05 69,88228.14
65 Headgear and parts thereof 4,913 0.00 1,940153.25
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9,223 0.00 5881,468.54
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 189 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 1,440,096 0.74 1,296,57011.07
69 Ceramic products 774,236 0.40 1,153,961-32.91
70 Glass and glassware 893,679 0.46 520,70771.63
72 Iron and steel 15,838,329 8.18 19,662,119-19.45
73 Articles of iron or steel 2,525,705 1.30 4,689,209-46.14
74 Copper and articles thereof 1,102 0.00 71,245-98.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 257,469 0.13 27,429838.67
79 Zinc and articles thereof 0 0.00 192-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 449 0.00 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 22,082 0.01 119,750-81.56
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 687,954 0.36 403,91270.32
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 5,821,411 3.00 6,068,280-4.07
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 4,856,077 2.51 5,281,551-8.06
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0 0.00 55,709-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 950,787 0.49 793,35619.84
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 0 0.00 48-100.00
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 347,542 0.18 931,556-62.69
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 60 0.00 2,565-97.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0 0.00 1,354-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 545,689 0.28 644,700-15.36
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 21,312 0.01 120,904-82.37
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 92,421 0.05 65,22241.70
SS Classified 23,630,165 12.20 0

Russia’s Imports from Tajikistan

The major share of Russian imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 (and in the 2nd quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 76.11% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (77.37% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 16.33% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (16.21% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 4.05% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (2.03% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 2.62% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (0.00% in the 2nd quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 0.82% of Russia’s total imports from Tajikistan (4.26% in the 2nd quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $291,954;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $38,640;
  • Knitted or crocheted fabrics (HS code 60) - an increase of $19,966;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $15,871;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $14,211.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 over the 2nd quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cotton (HS code 52) - a decrease of $1,725,482;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - a decrease of $201,171;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $145,882;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - a decrease of $50,902;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - a decrease of $30,462;
  • Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants (HS code 20) - a decrease of $20,892.
Russia’s imports from Tajikistan in the 2nd quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in Q2 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in Q2 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in Q2 2017
over Q2 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 53 0.00 50,955-99.90
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 294,454 14.56 495,625-40.59
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4 0.00 103-96.12
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 19,885 0.98 40,777-51.23
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,871 0.78 0
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0.00 30,462-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 1,347 0.07 4,935-72.71
39 Plastics and articles thereof 16,527 0.82 162,409-89.82
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 81,883 4.05 77,5645.57
50 Silk 0 0.00 2,049-100.00
52 Cotton 1,074,454 53.14 2,799,936-61.63
54 Man-made filaments 1,787 0.09 0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 861 0.04 0
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 19,966 0.99 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 961 0.05 0
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 439,128 21.72 147,174198.37
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,884 0.09 0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 38,640 1.91 0
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 205 0.01 0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 14,211 0.70 0

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